House asks judge to force VISIT FLORIDA TV producer to provide documents

Tallahassee Democrat by Arek Sarkissian November 7, 2017 A House committee will ask a Leon County judge to enforce a subpoena handed to a TV producer who received $11.6 million in taxpayer dollars to produce a celebrity cooking show for VISIT FLORIDA.
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Producer sues to keep Emeril cooking show records from Corcoran

Orlando Sentinel via Associated Press November 3, 2017 A television show hosted by celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse is at the center of a brewing court battle pitting the Florida House against the producer of the cooking show. The Republican-controlled House wants years
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House wants to clamp down on ‘trade secrets’

Florida Politics by Danny McAuliffe October 26, 2017 House Speaker Richard Corcoran has opened the next front in his personal war for transparency, moving legislation that would bar companies seeking to do business with the state from hiding information behind claims of
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House Leaders Push Bill to Ban Secret Government Contracts

Sunshine State News by Allison Nielsen October 26, 2017 In an effort to promote what he calls “transparency,” House Speaker Richard Corcoran and House lawmakers are pushing legislation to abolish trade secret laws keeping information about economic development contracts with
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How much secrecy does Spaceport America need?

The Spaceport wants the ability to keep all sorts of information secret, including the identities of commercial space companies doing business there.  Las Cruces Sun-News by Heath Haussamen About this series: This article is part of an NMPolitics.net series examining Spaceport America’s impact
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